Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Quizzer's Dilemma # 11

Identify this famous personality who founded somthing that has become an eternal part of B-school books. It sank but left many lessons for us.

Answer: Arthur Anderson, founded of Arthur Anderson (one of the big five accounting firms)

Saturday, September 27, 2008

Quizzer's Dilemma # 10

Identify the 'Complan boy' and 'Complan girl' in the ad.

Answer: Shahid Kapoor & Ayesha Takia

Friday, September 26, 2008

Quizzer's Dilemma # 9

Identify the famous Indian personality.

Answer: Shantanu Narayen, ceo of Adobe systems

Thursday, September 25, 2008

Quizzer's Dilemma # 8

Identify. (Hint: Recently in news)

Emanuel and Mayer Lehman, founders of Lehman Bros.

Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Quizzer's Dilemma # 7

Since placements is the mood on the campus.....identify the personality??

Answer: Keshub Mahindra, Chairman of M&M

Tuesday, September 23, 2008

Quizzer's Dilemma # 6

Ad for what??

Answer: Get the effect :)

Monday, September 22, 2008

Quizzer's Dilemma # 5

Identify the wharton educated founder-ceo of a cult brand in India. (hint: u, me all have used it)

Answer: Alwin Agnel, founder-ceo of Pagalguy.com

Saturday, September 20, 2008

Quizzer's Dilemma # 3

Connect to something supersonic not in use anymore.
Answer: Concorde
a) Rolls Royce supplied Concorde engines
b) extinct bird concorde
c) Air France and British Airways, the only buyers of Concorde

Friday, September 19, 2008

Quizzer's Dilemma # 4

Ad for what??

Answer: Viagra

(Sorry if anyone found the image indecent..but this piece of creativity deserved a place here)

Quizzer's Dilemma # 2

Connect to a presonality. (Sitter :)

Answer: Azim Premji

a) R. Subramaniam, CEO-founder of Subhiksha

b) Shopper's Stop

c) Logo of Wipro

Azim Premji has a stake in both Subhiksha and Shopper's Stop

Thursday, September 18, 2008

Quizzer's dilemma # 1

QuizMantra is being transformed into a daily quizzing hub. A question with answer will be uploaded will be uploaded on a daily basis. Quizzers are free to discuss the questions and answers in the comments section..!!

Today's connect:


Akshay Kumar

a) Levi strauss logo, Akshay Kumar is brand ambassador for Levi's 501
b) Ramesh Chauhan of Parle, Thums up was once owned by Parle
c) Mike Whitney of Who dares wins

QUIZZ autopsy # 7 Key

1) Mysore Sandal Soap
2) First Instance of Private Equity
3) Toyota Lexus
4) Padmashree Warrior, CTO of Cisco
5) Pears soap, the painting is ‘Bubbles’
6) Close-up in 2000
7) Bull outside BSE
8) Nike
9) Opera Browser
10) SEZ in Pakistan
11) MAMA Noodle Index; if noodle sales goes up it is a sign of depression as people are eating more of noodles which are considered cheap
12) The Noid of Domino’s
13) Scandals of Laxmi Mittal
14) Linus Law
15) MAD Magazine
16) Playstation 2
17) Darsheel Safari
a. Richard Branson is dyslexic
b. GlaxoSmithKline owns horlicks
c. Safari was spotted at Shaimak Dawar’s dance classes and offered Taare Zameen Par by Amol Gupte
18) R.S. Lodha
19) Mozilla Foundation
20) Mira Nair

Thursday, September 11, 2008

Quizz autopsyy # 7

Exams and all hav kept me really busy for the past few and separated from my true love...quizzin..!! To make-up for the separation, a quizz is presented below. Answers will be posted in about 3 dayz time...!!

1) Which brand is advertised here?

2) During WWII, American Research and Development corporation (AMDC) was established. What concept did it pioneer?

3) Saatchi & Saatchi formed a specialized unit, Team One, to handle marketing for this brand. The brand features in ‘Minority Report’ and before launch was codenamed F1. Name the brand.

4) Identify.

5) Associate the painting with a famous and old brand.

6) Which was the first Indian brand to be advertised on MSN messenger?

7) Measuring 5ft high, 8ft long, weighing over a ton created by Baghwan Rampuri. What?

8) Which company has endorsement deals with both Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal and has recently announced a campaign ‘Grapple in the Apple’ to capitalize on the US open?

9) Identify.

10) Haier-Ruba , Gwadar and Faislabad. What is special about these regions in pakistan?

11) MAMA_______ Index is an economic indicator in Thailand. The index was steady since the recovery from the East Asian financial crisis, but ______sales jumped by around 15% in the first seven months in 2005 on a year-to-year basis, which was regarded as a sign of recession. Fill the blank.

12) Identify the famous mascot.

13) In 2002, what was known as the “Garbage Gate” in UK?

14) ‘Given enough eyeballs, all bugs are shallow’. What is it?

15) A spoof on Joe Camel of ‘Camel’ by whom?

16) Brand being advertized?

17) Connect.

18) Identify.

19) Which company has a position as ‘Chief Lizard Wrangler’?
20) Who owns Mirabai Films?